Our Philippines Wednesday Weekly Wrapup

Our Philippines Wednesday Weekly Wrapup

It is 5:30 in the morning, and I know I have explained it in advance of, but it’s certainly a person of my preferred periods of the day.  It’s amazing this morning (close to 78 F) and the final vestiges of very last night’s breeze are however puffing via the windows.  And apart from the crowing roosters (which I truly really do not mind at all), there is a tranquil silence all across the neighborhood.  This will transform as the working day moves on.  To start with my Filipino neigbors will change on the local radio station, then a handful of of the regional canines will get started sounding off, and then – proper following Sara receives dwelling from operate – my Amercian neighbor will allow his incessantly yappy dachshund out to obsessively bark at practically nothing at all, and he just could possibly adhere his speakers in the window (5 meters from our bedroom window) and blast out some music when he does some gardening in his front yard.

But yeah, at 5:30 in the early morning, it is quite dang awesome.  Gotta delight in it although I can….


Ah, the serenity of silence...
Ah, the serenity of silence…


It is been a fairly occupied 7 days.  We had the misadventure with NORECO ( online video below) which you may have found.  I am nonetheless amazed by the speed of the NORECO work crews, but that almost possessing to pay back 10,000 pesos for a new electrical meter was type of appealing.  Fortunately, after some discussion with them, it all labored out.  A variety of viewers prompt that we devote in a generator or photo voltaic array.  We experienced comprehensive solar at our location in Dauin and that was pretty great (no brownouts) but with NORECO becoming so dependable on Negros thusfar, it doesn’t make sense to spend in a generator or (as I will possibly do at some stage) a little solar array with batteries for enthusiasts and lights.  Speaking of our location in Dauin you can see the movie of that very amazing nipa household In this article.  The online video exhibits the Significant solar array that the Canadian proprietor experienced mounted to offer ability to the entire residence.


NORECO to the rescue!
NORECO to the rescue!


We also harvested the sole pineapple that was expanding in our yard and hacked open up a jackfruit that had fallen from our neighbor’s tree.  That did not work out so effectively as it experienced become a maggot-condominium, but at minimum I was capable to use my trusty bolo machete in a most unsafe fashion.  Test out that misadventure also on our You Tube channel.  I also extra bonus cockroach footage in that vid for our viewer’s pleasure.  It is the very first 1 I have seen in the property, so at the very least that’s something….

My new Pc eventually arrived and thanks again to Ace Logic in Dumaguete for doing the do the job.  I also purchased a alternative video card for our ASUS Republic of Avid gamers notebook, and as soon as that arrives and is set up, we will market that to make up some of the charge of the new method.  I also acquired a MyPhone Infinity Lite to swap the cellular phone that I remaining out in the fitness center, and I am also incredibly happy with that.  The establish quality of some of these domestically assembled Filipino phones is fairly amazing.  I will in fact be executing films on computing in the Philppines and telephones in excess of the course of the 7 days.  I am a tech nerd, so all those are enjoyment to do, furthermore it will give viewers a likelihood to discover from my (continued) issues.  J

Lifestyle is very good, person.  Seriously, really great.  Not excellent, but when is it ever.

Sara will be household from perform quickly.  Gotta go drinking water the garden and tidy up the residence to show that I have essentially been accomplishing some thing other than enjoying Bioshock Infinite on my new Computer.  Oh, the responsibilities…..

Garden Edited

Our garden.....
Our garden…..

Take treatment, ya’all!!


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